Trends in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Disability Programs

 

Chart Descriptions for Projected Future Course for SSA Disability Programs section

Table equivalent for Chart 63. DI beneficiaries per 100 covered workers
Year Beneficiaries
1960 0.72
1965 2.04
1970 2.76
1975 4.12
1980 4.17
1985 3.21
1990 3.15
1995 4.07
2000 4.27
2005 5.11
2010 5.64
2015 6.00
2020 6.21
2025 6.65
2030 6.80
2035 6.86
2040 6.95
2045 7.18
2050 7.27
2055 7.38
2060 7.37
2065 7.41
2070 7.41
2075 7.46
2080 7.51
SOURCE: 2005 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance Trust Funds, Table IV.B2.
NOTE: Data reflect the intermediate set of assumptions (alternative II), which represents the Trustees' best estimates of the future financial outlook of the trust funds.
Table equivalent for Chart 64. Income and costs of the DI trust fund as a percentage of GDP
Year Total income Total cost
1970 0.46 0.32
1971 0.44 0.35
1972 0.45 0.39
1973 0.46 0.43
1974 0.49 0.48
1975 0.49 0.54
1976 0.48 0.57
1977 0.47 0.59
1978 0.60 0.57
1979 0.61 0.55
1980 0.50 0.57
1981 0.55 0.57
1982 0.70 0.55
1983 0.59 0.51
1984 0.44 0.47
1985 0.46 0.46
1986 0.43 0.46
1987 0.43 0.45
1988 0.44 0.44
1989 0.45 0.43
1990 0.50 0.44
1991 0.51 0.48
1992 0.50 0.50
1993 0.49 0.54
1994 0.75 0.55
1995 0.77 0.57
1996 0.78 0.58
1997 0.73 0.57
1998 0.74 0.57
1999 0.75 0.57
2000 0.79 0.58
2001 0.83 0.61
2002 0.83 0.65
2003 0.80 0.66
2004 0.78 0.69
2005 0.77 0.70
2006 0.78 0.70
2007 0.78 0.71
2008 0.78 0.72
2009 0.77 0.74
2010 0.77 0.74
2011 0.77 0.74
2012 0.77 0.75
2013 0.76 0.76
2014 0.76 0.77
SOURCES: 2005 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance Trust Funds, Tables IV.A2, VI.A3, and VI.F7; Bureau of Economic Analysis, gross domestic product, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/home/gdp.htm.
Table equivalent for Chart 65. Income and cost of the DI program as a percentage of taxable payroll
Year Income rate Cost rate
1990 1.17 1.09
1991 1.21 1.18
1992 1.21 1.27
1993 1.21 1.35
1994 1.89 1.40
1995 1.88 1.44
1996 1.89 1.48
1997 1.71 1.44
1998 1.72 1.42
1999 1.72 1.42
2000 1.80 1.42
2001 1.82 1.48
2002 1.82 1.61
2003 1.82 1.69
2004 1.82 1.79
2005 1.82 1.83
2006 1.82 1.84
2007 1.83 1.86
2008 1.83 1.89
2009 1.83 1.95
2010 1.83 1.95
2011 1.84 1.96
2012 1.84 1.99
2013 1.84 2.01
2014 1.84 2.03
2015 1.85 2.04
2016 1.85 2.05
2017 1.85 2.07
2018 1.85 2.08
2019 1.85 2.09
2020 1.85 2.10
2021 1.85 2.12
2022 1.85 2.15
2023 1.85 2.18
2024 1.85 2.21
2025 1.86 2.24
2026 1.86 2.28
2027 1.86 2.29
2028 1.86 2.29
2030 1.86 2.28
2031 1.86 2.28
2032 1.86 2.27
2033 1.86 2.27
2034 1.86 2.28
2035 1.86 2.28
2036 1.86 2.29
2037 1.86 2.29
2038 1.86 2.29
2039 1.86 2.30
2040 1.86 2.31
2041 1.86 2.33
2042 1.86 2.34
2043 1.86 2.36
2044 1.86 2.38
2045 1.86 2.39
2046 1.86 2.41
2047 1.86 2.41
2048 1.86 2.42
2049 1.86 2.42
2050 1.86 2.43
2051 1.87 2.44
2052 1.87 2.45
2053 1.87 2.46
2054 1.87 2.47
2055 1.87 2.47
2056 1.87 2.48
2057 1.87 2.48
2058 1.87 2.47
2059 1.87 2.47
2060 1.87 2.47
2061 1.87 2.47
2062 1.87 2.47
2063 1.87 2.47
2064 1.87 2.48
2065 1.87 2.48
2066 1.87 2.48
2067 1.87 2.49
2068 1.87 2.48
2069 1.87 2.48
2070 1.87 2.47
2071 1.87 2.48
2072 1.87 2.48
2073 1.87 2.48
2074 1.87 2.49
2075 1.87 2.49
2076 1.87 2.50
2077 1.87 2.50
2078 1.87 2.50
2079 1.87 2.51
2080 1.87 2.51
SOURCE: 2005 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance Trust Funds, Table IV.B1.
Table equivalent for Chart 66. Blind and disabled SSI recipients as a percentage of the population in their age group, December 1974–2029
Year 0–17 18–34 35–49 50–64
1974 0.10 0.55 0.89 2.29
1975 0.15 0.63 0.97 2.51
1976 0.18 0.65 0.96 2.42
1977 0.22 0.67 0.96 2.36
1978 0.25 0.68 0.95 2.32
1979 0.27 0.68 0.94 2.23
1980 0.29 0.70 0.90 2.19
1981 0.30 0.72 0.87 2.10
1982 0.29 0.71 0.83 2.00
1983 0.30 0.76 0.84 2.03
1984 0.32 0.81 0.88 2.06
1985 0.35 0.87 0.92 2.11
1986 0.37 0.94 0.99 2.19
1987 0.38 0.98 1.05 2.25
1988 0.38 1.00 1.09 2.30
1989 0.40 1.03 1.15 2.36
1990 0.45 1.09 1.23 2.47
1991 0.57 1.16 1.35 2.62
1992 0.79 1.30 1.50 2.78
1993 1.02 1.41 1.63 2.91
1994 1.17 1.49 1.74 3.01
1995 1.26 1.54 1.81 3.09
1996 1.31 1.56 1.86 3.08
1997 1.20 1.52 1.84 3.02
1998 1.20 1.52 1.88 3.02
1999 1.14 1.48 1.91 3.00
2000 1.14 1.45 1.94 2.98
2001 1.18 1.44 1.97 2.97
2002 1.22 1.44 1.99 2.97
2003 1.28 1.46 2.00 2.95
2004 1.32 1.49 1.99 2.92
2005 1.38 1.54 2.02 2.95
2006 1.41 1.59 2.06 3.01
2007 1.44 1.61 2.07 3.05
2008 1.45 1.63 2.07 3.07
2009 1.45 1.64 2.05 3.07
2010 1.46 1.65 2.03 3.08
2011 1.47 1.64 2.02 3.08
2012 1.48 1.64 2.00 3.08
2013 1.49 1.64 1.99 3.08
2014 1.50 1.64 1.97 3.08
2015 1.50 1.64 1.96 3.08
2016 1.50 1.65 1.95 3.08
2017 1.50 1.65 1.94 3.08
2018 1.50 1.66 1.94 3.07
2019 1.50 1.66 1.94 3.06
2020 1.50 1.66 1.93 3.06
2021 1.51 1.66 1.93 3.05
2022 1.51 1.67 1.93 3.05
2023 1.51 1.67 1.93 3.04
2024 1.51 1.67 1.94 3.04
2025 1.51 1.67 1.94 3.03
2026 1.51 1.68 1.94 3.03
2027 1.51 1.68 1.94 3.02
2028 1.52 1.69 1.94 3.02
2029 1.52 1.69 1.94 3.01
SOURCE: 2005 Annual Report of the Supplemental Security Income Program, Table IV.B7 and Figure IV.B5.
NOTE: The reference population is the "Selected Social Security Area Population" of the appropriate age group and includes the population of the United States and several additional areas. See the glossary for a complete definition.
Table equivalent for Chart 67. Federal SSI payments to the blind and disabled as a percentage of GDP, by age group, 1974–2029
Year 0–17 18–34 35–49 50–64
1974 0.30 2.90 3.00 6.50
1975 0.80 3.30 3.00 6.70
1976 1.00 3.30 3.00 6.30
1977 1.10 3.30 2.90 5.80
1978 1.30 3.40 2.90 5.70
1979 1.30 3.20 2.50 5.10
1980 1.40 3.30 2.60 5.10
1981 1.50 3.40 2.60 4.90
1982 1.60 3.70 2.70 4.90
1983 1.60 3.90 2.80 4.80
1984 1.70 4.00 2.90 4.70
1985 1.70 4.00 3.00 4.60
1986 1.90 4.30 3.30 4.60
1987 1.90 4.40 3.40 4.60
1988 1.90 4.40 3.60 4.50
1989 1.90 4.40 3.70 4.50
1990 2.10 4.60 4.10 4.80
1991 2.80 5.20 4.90 5.50
1992 5.00 6.20 5.60 6.00
1993 5.90 6.70 6.30 6.30
1994 5.90 6.40 6.60 6.40
1995 6.30 6.50 7.00 6.60
1996 6.30 6.40 7.20 6.80
1997 5.90 6.10 6.70 6.50
1998 5.70 5.90 6.70 6.60
1999 5.20 5.50 6.70 6.50
2000 4.90 5.20 6.50 6.40
2001 5.00 5.30 6.70 6.70
2002 5.10 5.20 6.70 6.80
2003 5.20 5.20 6.60 6.80
2004 5.10 5.10 6.30 6.80
2005 5.30 5.10 6.30 6.90
2006 5.30 5.20 6.20 7.10
2007 5.30 5.20 6.00 7.20
2008 5.20 5.20 5.80 7.20
2009 5.10 5.10 5.60 7.30
2010 5.00 5.10 5.40 7.30
2011 5.00 5.10 5.20 7.30
2012 5.00 5.00 5.10 7.30
2013 4.90 4.90 4.90 7.30
2014 4.90 4.90 4.80 7.30
2015 4.80 4.80 4.70 7.20
2016 4.80 4.70 4.70 7.10
2017 4.70 4.70 4.60 7.00
2018 4.70 4.60 4.50 6.90
2019 4.60 4.60 4.50 6.70
2020 4.50 4.60 4.40 6.60
2021 4.50 4.50 4.40 6.50
2022 4.40 4.50 4.30 6.40
2023 4.40 4.40 4.30 6.20
2024 4.40 4.40 4.30 6.10
2025 4.30 4.30 4.30 5.90
2026 4.30 4.30 4.30 5.80
2027 4.20 4.20 4.30 5.60
2028 4.10 4.10 4.20 5.50
2029 4.10 4.10 4.20 5.40
SOURCE: 2005 Annual Report of the Supplemental Security Income Program, Table IV.D1 and Figure IV.D1.
Table equivalent for Chart 68. Blind and disabled recipients of federally administered SSI payments, by age group, December 1974–2029
Year 0–17 18–34 35–49 50–64
1974 0.07 0.34 0.32 0.76
1975 0.11 0.40 0.35 0.84
1976 0.12 0.42 0.35 0.81
1977 0.15 0.44 0.36 0.80
1978 0.17 0.46 0.36 0.79
1979 0.18 0.47 0.36 0.76
1980 0.19 0.50 0.35 0.75
1981 0.19 0.51 0.35 0.72
1982 0.19 0.52 0.35 0.68
1983 0.20 0.56 0.37 0.69
1984 0.21 0.60 0.39 0.70
1985 0.23 0.63 0.43 0.72
1986 0.24 0.69 0.48 0.74
1987 0.25 0.72 0.52 0.76
1988 0.25 0.74 0.56 0.77
1989 0.26 0.76 0.61 0.80
1990 0.31 0.79 0.68 0.84
1991 0.40 0.83 0.77 0.90
1992 0.56 0.92 0.88 0.97
1993 0.72 0.99 0.98 1.03
1994 0.84 1.03 1.07 1.09
1995 0.92 1.06 1.15 1.13
1996 0.95 1.07 1.20 1.18
1997 0.88 1.04 1.20 1.20
1998 0.89 1.04 1.24 1.24
1999 0.85 1.01 1.27 1.28
2000 0.84 0.99 1.30 1.31
2001 0.88 1.00 1.33 1.35
2002 0.91 1.00 1.34 1.39
2003 0.96 1.02 1.35 1.44
2004 0.99 1.04 1.35 1.48
2005 1.04 1.08 1.37 1.54
2006 1.07 1.12 1.39 1.63
2007 1.09 1.15 1.39 1.70
2008 1.09 1.18 1.38 1.76
2009 1.09 1.19 1.36 1.81
2010 1.10 1.21 1.33 1.86
2011 1.11 1.22 1.31 1.90
2012 1.12 1.22 1.29 1.93
2013 1.13 1.23 1.27 1.95
2014 1.14 1.23 1.26 1.98
2015 1.15 1.24 1.25 2.00
2016 1.15 1.24 1.25 2.01
2017 1.16 1.25 1.26 2.01
2018 1.16 1.26 1.26 2.01
2019 1.16 1.27 1.26 2.01
2020 1.16 1.28 1.25 2.00
2021 1.16 1.28 1.26 2.00
2022 1.17 1.29 1.26 1.98
2023 1.17 1.29 1.28 1.96
2024 1.18 1.29 1.29 1.94
2025 1.18 1.29 1.31 1.92
2026 1.19 1.29 1.32 1.90
2027 1.19 1.29 1.34 1.89
2028 1.20 1.30 1.35 1.87
2029 1.20 1.30 1.35 1.87
SOURCE: 2005 Annual Report of the Supplemental Security Income Program, Table IV.B9 and Figure IV.B4.